Restrictive copyright laws create legal barriers to using resources for education, research and socio-economic development. This can have significant consequences for people who use libraries in developing and transition economy countries, where the ability to produce and use knowledge is a major factor in development.

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NEWS

In September 2021, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published a (...)
Following a National Stakeholder Conference to discuss the new draft Copyright and (...)
The annual WIPO Assemblies (4-8 October 2021) were shortened for a second year due (...)

BLOG

Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, outlines the (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on the (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the (...)

EVENTS

Join this series of webinars to help African librarians and other information (...)
EIFL, and our partner consortia in Kenya, are proud to partner with the Kenya (...)
The 42nd session of WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR (...)
EIFL-IP IN ACTION
Library services in Poland enter the twenty-first (...)
EIFL is working towards an international copyright (...)
EIFL supports the Marrakesh Treaty and its impleme (...)